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Texas State University

Program in Biochemistry

San Marcos, TX

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Overview

Texas State University / Program in Biochemistry is located in San Marcos, TX, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

23
Applied
9
Accepted
8
Enrolled
39%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st Yes
Spring deadline October 1st October 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Official GRE (general test only) required with competitive scores in the verbal reasoning and quantitative reasoning sections
Master's Degree Requirements Baccalaureate degree in chemistry, biochemistry or closely-related field from regionally-accredited university with minimum GPA of 3.0 on last 60 undergraduate semester hours, 2 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose discussing career goals and undergraduate experiences

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 78
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$12,443
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

17
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 52.94%
Black or African American 5.88%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (41%)
Female (58%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (5)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Chemo-preventive approach to cancer exploiting presumptive link between genomic, a vertebrate model system for characterization of RNA binding proteins, hypoxis-derived treatment for advanced lung cancer, rearrangements of dialkynyazoles, quantitative description of phosphorylation effects on disordered protein structure, mode of action-amaryllidaceae alkaloid lycorine-promising anticancer agent, structure-function of the epithelial sodium channel (ENaC)
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
499,846

Location & Contact

Address 601 University Drive
San Marcos, TX  78666
United States
Contact Dr. Chang Ji
Graduate Advisor
Email: cj22@txstate.edu
Phone: 512-245-4949
Fax: 512-245-2374

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